So October was the Great Aussie Backyard birdcount (in 3 neighbourhood locations I sighted 137 birds of 21 species!) November is pollinator counting! Ever wondered what pollinates your favourite flowers? Take 10 minutes to watch flowers in your garden or local park and take note of what you see! The next Wild Pollinator Count is… Continue reading Pollinator count
Empowering people to grow their own vegie and garden successfully with hands-on learning and participation in their garden makeovers.
Spring is here, the air is warm and nectar sweet, hover flies, bees and butterflies swarm in my backyard collecting pollen and bird spotting is on my to-do list (only 2 more days of the Great Aussie Backyard BirdCount)! Yesterday I found an old recording of birdsong I made whilst kayaking on Lake Cootharaba in… Continue reading Birdsong
We at NurtureNature Education are helping support this crowdfunding campaign to save two endangered fragrant orchids in Western Melbourne and regenerate wildflower reserves for their future survival. With a pledge of $35 we join the Victorian Native Orchid Society and receive an online orchid identification book for Victorian orchid - so useful for wildflower walks! Please consider helping too:… Continue reading Save the scented orchids!
I wish to share the amazing learning experience I had with Mount Scopus Memorial College year 5 students when I accompanied them on their walk along Gardiners Creek in a recent incursion. Their current unit of inquiry is into biodiversity and they are exploring what impacts are caused on the biodiversity of Gardiners Creek by humans.… Continue reading Gardiners Creek Biodiversity walk
Welcome to NurtureNature Education! I am Pascale Miller and this is my new business and webpage In my first blog and I should introduce myself and explain why I do what I do - connecting children to nature. I had a 10+ a career as a linguist and endangered language field researcher whilst completing a MPhil… Continue reading Connecting children to nature
Help celebrate our beautiful birds for national birdweek Oct 17th-23rd #AussieBirdCount! Sign up like NurtureNature Education to The Great Aussie Backyard Bird Count to help record the birdlife in your suburb as an indicator of biodiversity and birdlife health Australia wide. There are great prizes for registering and taking part in the survey. http://aussiebirdcount.org.au/ Remember… Continue reading Great Aussie Backyard Bird Count